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Woodberry Cottage from the beach

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Last updated: 02/17/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Woodberry is a comfortably furnished three story house. A living room with fireplace; dining area w/ table for 8 plus additional seating for 3 at a side table or island; large, well-equipped kitchen; master bedroom (queen) and a full bathroom fill the first floor.

Two bedrooms (2 twins, 1 queen) and one full bath are upstairs. A baby layette, collapsible crib, high chair and baby gates are available. A large bathroom is shared by these two bedrooms.

Lower level (walkout) has two bedrooms (2 twins, 1 bunk bed & 1 day bed), bath with shower and twin sinks, laundry area and a family room with TV for viewing movies.

The water side of the house has a deck with glass rails for an unobstructed view and a screened porch.

TV is for movies only. No broadcast or cable TV reception. Internet access via WiFi. Long distance calls off island from land line require calling card.

The access point to our typically Maine rocky beach is marked by a rope around a tree. You'll step down approx. 18" onto sloping rocks and walk down rocks to the beach using a rope, as needed, for a portion of the descent. The elderly and small children will not find this easy access. The difference in elevation between our land and the beach is approximately 12'.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Videos (approx. 150, for all ages), books for all ages, board games, cards, toys available....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are welcome provided they are caged when left alone in the house, kept off furniture and provided they create no nuisance for neighbors. Dog cable run available for use with retractable leash provided by renter. Charge is $30/week per pet....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Master, main floor: 1 queen

    dresser, bedside tables, reading lights, walk-in closet...moreless

  • Brenda's Room, lower level: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Single day bed, dresser, reading lights, chair...moreless

  • Green Room, second floor: 2 twin/ single

    dresser, arm chair, bedside table, reading lights...moreless

  • Sister's Room, second floor: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    dresser, sofa, rocking chair, bedside tables, lights, closet...moreless

  • Ledge Room, lower level: 2 twin/ single

    dresser, bedside table, reading lights, chair, closet...moreless

  • Baby Crib (1), high chair, baby layette, stair gates for infants stored in second floor closet. Children's toys, books and videos available at cottage. Master, Sister's, Brenda's and Green bedrooms are on water side of house....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Main Floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Second floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Lower level: toilet, shower

    two sinks...moreless

  • All bathrooms have electric heaters to warm room.

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD and VHS players at each TV....moreless

  • Games:

    Various puzzles and games for all ages. Blocks, doll house, board games, cards, truck and bull dozer for outside....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    No reception for 2 TVs; for movie viewing ONLY. TVs are in living room and family room....moreless

  • Toys:

    Various puzzles and games for all ages. Blocks, doll house, board games, cards, truck and bull dozer for outside....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Children, young adults and adult videos at the house. Also, rentals available at Burnt Cove Market....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    We are 75' from the shore with woods surrounding the house down to the shore. The beach is accessible via a short climb down an inclined rock (step down of 18", hand-hold on line around tree). Small children and the elderly will need help. No easy access. No access for kayak launching....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Main table seats eight, three at kitchen island. Four individual folding tables....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 11 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    On lower level...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas fired base board on main and second floors. In floor on lower level....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Seats 7 in living room with reading lights. Family room on lower level seats 7....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for up to 5 cars....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Long distance calls to places off island from our land line require you use a calling card....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels are not provided. Bring them if you plan on swimming either in the ocean or at the fresh water Lily Pond, a short drive from the cottage....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    On lower level. Uses HE (high efficiency) detergent only....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Satellite based. Useful for emails; not for streaming or browsing. Self limited with charges for over use. Details available upon request....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    6-8 cup standard. We supply filters and coffee; sugar and some sweeteners are usually on hand. We ask renters to replace items they use up....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Numerous pots, pans and lids. Also baking dishes, cookie sheets and mixing bowls. Various cooking utensils: knives, wooden spoons, spatulas, egg beaters, meat thermometer, vegetable peeler, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and cutlery are provided. Wine glasses....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Coffee maker, blender, food processor, toaster oven, lobster pot, crock pot, water kettle....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    We stock paper goods, sponges, dish, laundry & bath soap, some herbs/spices, flour, sugar, oil, matches, cleaning products at start of the season. We ask renters to replace items they use up....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck has glass rails for unobstructed viewing and deck furniture....moreless

  • Golf:

    Public course at Island Country Club...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened porch with seating....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber charcoal grill for use outside under porch or on gravel to side of house....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public courts at Island Country Club...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
September 2016
Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,800
October 2016
Oct 1 - Oct 28, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,300
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

$75 fee is per pet per week. Refundable damage deposit for each pet $100, in addition to $300 base damage deposit.


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Calendar

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 7 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

 

Location

Grocery shopping at Burnt Cove Market is 10 minute away. Art galleries, crafts and antique shops await discovery all over Deer Isle. Walking or jogging 'The Loop' is quiet and scenic. Easy drives to Blue Hill (25 min.), Ellsworth (40 min.), Mt Dessert Island home to Bar Harbor (60 min) & other scenic Maine towns. Golf and tennis at the public Island Country Club, mini-golf, bicycle and kayak rentals/guided tours, ocean swimming for the bold adventurer, swimming in fresh water at the Lily Pond. Take boat trips to Eagle Island or Isle au Haut (part of Acadia), Deer Isle Historical Museum and Granite Museum, movies/theatre at The Opera House in Stonington (12 min.).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My husband Greg and I built Woodberry starting in 2002 when we cut trees with the help of his 81 year old Mom, Anne. We opened it for rentals in 2004 as a two floor house with unfinished ground floor. In 2010 we put the finishing touches on the ground floor and the house \now sleeps 11 now. My husband and I honeymooned on Deer Isle and visit every summer to chill out from the rigors of owning our own business.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
What we love most about visiting Woodberry is the quiet and the fresh fir-scented sea air. Oh ... and the lobsters. We love to hike on Isle au Haut and to Barred Island. Each summer we enjoy seeing the latest offerings by the artists on the island. Kayaking is big now and Old Quarry, a business on Deer Isle, offers rentals and guided tours plus other outdoor activities. Our beach is not suitable for launching, sadly. Sharing the house with friends and family who make the journey north makes for many an enjoyable evening spent chatting or playing games. Or we'll venture down to Stonington to attend an Opera House performance or see a movie. Mostly though it's just reading, relaxing, cooking meals together (seldom have time for that at home) and staring at the heavens on a clear evening, watching for shooting stars ... so many stars.


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Photos

  • Woodberry Cottage from the beach

    Woodberry Cottage from the beach

  • Living room with wood-stove fireplace, comfortable seating for seven

    Living room with wood-stove fireplace, comfortable seating for seven

  • Screened porch off dining area, with deck beyond

    Screened porch off dining area, with deck beyond

  • Second floor bedroom (queen)

    Second floor bedroom (queen)

  • Second floor bedroom, 2 twins

    Second floor bedroom, 2 twins

  • Lower level 'bunk room' with day bed

    Lower level 'bunk room' with day bed

  • Front of Woodberry Cottage

    Front of Woodberry Cottage

  • Large well-equiped kitchen with island seating

    Large well-equiped kitchen with island seating

  • Master bedroom on first floor (queen)

    Master bedroom on first floor (queen)

  • Second floor bedroom, 2 twins

    Second floor bedroom, 2 twins

  • Second floor bath

    Second floor bath

  • Lower level 'bunk room' with day bed

    Lower level 'bunk room' with day bed

  • Lower level bath

    Lower level bath

VRBO #46777

This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 15, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 02/17/2016

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Cottage in the Woods on the Water

Deer Isle, ME, USA #46777

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